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Maryland Invasive and Exotic Species
Maryland Invasive and Exotic Species Home
What are Invasive Species?
Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council (MAIPC)
Maryland Native Plant Society (MNPS)
National Invasive Species Council (NISC)
USDA National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC)
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Department of Agriculture's Plant Protection
Department of Agriculture's Weed Management
Further Informational Website Links
Education – learn how to identify and manage invasive species in your area
“Bad Plants Planted by Good People”
Plant Native Species
The plant invaders of the MidAtlantic
Saving your Ash Tree from the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle: A Homeowner's Guide
Responsible pet ownership
Don’t release to the wild
Wash pets after they come into contact with invasive plants
No aquatic hitchhikers on my boat!
Thoroughly clean all boat parts
Eliminate water from all equipment and live wells before leaving boat take-out
Make sure equipment is dry before transporting it to another body of water
Never release live bait onto shoreline or into water body. Put it in the trash or give to another angler.
Never release live fish from one water body to another.
Use bulb or strap anchors on decoys to prevent attachment of aquatic plants
Eliminate mud and water from equipment before hunting in another body of water
Clean and check all equipment that could possibly hide plants or animals
Clean wetsuit with hot (>104F) or salty water (1/2 cup salt/gal of water)
Allow gear to dry before using in another water body
Volunteer for Invasive Species Removal
Spread the Word!
Educate friends and family
National Wildlife Refuge System, Free electronic field trip "Invasive Species* America's Least Wanted."
The Center for Invasive Plant Management, Teaching Resources K-12
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, Invasive Species in the Classroom
Invasivespecies.gov, Other Educational Resources for K-12 Students
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